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Common interactions with Hong Kong’s law enforcement bodies and how to handle them

  • 08 Jun 2017
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Stephenson Harwood, 18/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty


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The HKCCA’s Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Stephenson Harwood.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been accredited. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

TOPIC:  Common interactions with Hong Kong’s law enforcement bodies and how to handle them

In this talk we will cover:

  • Powers of the Hong Kong Police Force
  • Powers of The Independent Commission Against Corruption
  • Powers of the Securities & Futures Commission
  • Topical issues related to law enforcement
  • Search warrants
  • How to maintain privilege You should attend because:

This seminar will equip you with important information and knowledge which will be needed should you, your business or the people who work in it have any interactions with Hong Kong’s law enforcement bodies. Invariably this will be your issue when it happens and we want you to avoid common mistakes and to get through the process with the best possible outcome.

SPEAKERS: Jamie Stranger, Partner of Stephenson Harwood and Ian Childs, Senior Associate of Stephenson Harwood.

Jamie Stranger, partner of Stephenson Harwood

A disputes expert with a focus on corporate insolvency, commercial litigation, fraud and professional liability, Jamie has been in Hong Kong for 13 years and is recognised by Chambers Asia Pacific as “an excellent practitioner who is really good to have in your corner”.

Hong Kong’s only association of in-house counsel run for in-house counsel by in-house counsel.

In the Hong Kong corporate insolvency market, Jamie advises in respect of liquidations, receiverships, restructurings, schemes of arrangements, officer claims, preference actions and examination proceedings. He heads up the Hong Kong insolvency and restructuring team. Since 2011, Chambers Asia Pacific recognised Jamie as a “leading individual” for insolvency and restructuring.

Jamie regularly deals with shareholder and family disputes, fraud, injunctions and professional liability claims. He acted for Samuel Tak Lee in the high profile matrimonial and related criminal investigation concerning his son’s divorce. Jamie is also regarded as a trusted advisor on professional liability, risk and reputation issues to accounting and insolvency firms.

Ian Childs, senior associate of Stephenson Harwood

A very capable litigation solicitor with a civil, criminal and regulatory practice.

Before qualifying as a solicitor Ian served as a senior officer in Hong Kong’s and then Singapore’s Police Forces. Since 2010 he has been an active member of Hong Kong’s Duty Lawyer Service appearing regularly for the charity’s clients in Hong Kong’s Magistrates’ Courts.

Ian regularly acts for listed companies, SFC regulated businesses and individuals being subjected to a SFC investigation or with a regulatory issue. He also frequently represents clients who have been arrested or who are having their homes or offices searched.

Having been on a recent secondment with Hong Kong’s premier commercial bank he regularly advises financial institutions about trade finance and asset recovery matters, and has particular expertise concerning factoring arrangements.


Venue: Stephenson Harwood, 18/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty
Date: Thursday, 08 June 2017
Time: 12:30 PM for registration and refreshments
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM for presentation
RSVP: Please register your attendance online no later than Wednesday 06 June 2017. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.

If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future HKCCA events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for HKCCA members. If you are not an HKCCA member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact HKCCA Secretariat on info@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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